Posts tagged "MIlton Friedman"

Black Lives Matter: UChicago Charter School's NKO principal Tonya Howell, Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: Kids who are not reading at grade level, you’ve got a plan, you’ve got resources, you’ve got teachers– you will get them up to grade level? UChicago Charter School Principal Tonya Howell: Absolutely, 100% Berkowitz: You’re sure, you’re sure? You will take a blood oath? Howell:   Yes. ************************** Tonight’s City of Chicago... Read more »

Why Trump's recent pivot or perceived pivot is so important to the Presidential Election

“That Republican vote, the above independent vote and… means Trump would win the Presidency.  That’s why a successful pivot or even an appearance of a successful pivot by Trump is so important.” Jack, in response to your comments (Nos. 1 and 2) about my post on “Ten Things to know about Trump’s Presidential Campaign Pivot,”... Read more »

Understanding how judges decide cases: Berkowitz w/Judge Posner on Legal Realism, Legal Formalism and stealth liberal Justices, Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: And, so, wandering into politics… would it be your view that the Republicans are now doing the sensible thing in not holding hearings on Judge Garland? Judge Posner: Yes, because you mentioned Souter, Stevens and Blackmun, so they are good examples of what is called a stealth liberal because… The Public Affairs show,... Read more »
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July 4th Fireworks: Watch Berkowitz w/Legal revolution leader Judge Posner, Cable/Web,

Judge Posner: …A judge never wants to take personal responsibility for a decision…he read these old documents, old cases and now he knows what the law is. ***** Jeff Berkowitz: [Are] Republicans now doing the sensible thing in not holding hearings on Judge Garland? ***** Judge Posner now is leading Revolution No. 2, legal realism... Read more »

How do judges really decide cases? Berkowitz with Federal Judge Richard Posner on his most recent book and the Law, Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: And, so, wandering into politics… would it be your view that the Republicans are now doing the sensible thing in not holding hearings on Judge Garland? Judge Posner: Yes, because you mentioned Souter, Stevens and Blackmun, so they are good examples of what is called a stealth liberal because… The Public Affairs show,... Read more »

Can and should the Democrats and Republicans agree on Workers' Comp. reform? Watch Berkowitz debate that issue w/plaintiff's trial lawyer Matt Belcher, cable/web

We are told that the most likely of Gov. Rauner’s Turnaround Agenda reforms that the Democratic Party leadership would support  in exchange for Governor Rauner’s support of new tax revenue to finance a variety of state government spending high on the Democratic Party’s wish list  are state employee pension reform and worker’s comp. reform. State... Read more »
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Do charter schools outperform traditional neighborhood schools? Berkowitz w/UChicago NKO charter school principal Howell, cable and web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Tonya Howell, Principal (aka Interim Director) at the North Kenwood Oakland (NKO) campus of the UChicago Charter School.   The program, focusing on the characteristics that enable UChicago Charter School and  other CPS charter schools, to outperform , on average, other open enrollment CPS schools, airs... Read more »

Better than Donald Trump debating Dr. Ben Carson, Berkowitz w/Polales on Barbara Byrd-Bennett's corruption of the CPS system, Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: The bad guy, the bad guy here [in the SUPES- ACADEMY, Barbara Byrd-Bennett- CPS scandal] … Who are the really bad people here, I didn’t say guilty, I didn’t say unlawful… so if I asked you man to man… who were the enablers who enabled Barbara, Gary and Thomas to steal 23 million... Read more »

Better than Cubs beating the Cardinals: Berkowitz w/ UChicago Charter School Principal Howell on how charters outperform their CPS counterparts, Cable/Web

Tonight’s City of Chicago edition of Public Affairs features Tonya Howell, Principal (aka Interim Director) at the North Kenwood Oakland (NKO) campus of the UChicago Charter School.   The program, focusing on the characteristics that enables UChicago Charter School and  other CPS charter schools, to outperform , on average, other open enrollment CPS schools, airs... Read more »
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Show host Berkowitz and Raise your hand's Katten debate whether kids in failing CPS traditional neighborhood schools should be treated like prisoners: Cable and web

Tonight’s Chicago Metro North and Northwest suburban  edition of Public Affairs features Wendy Katten, Executive Director of “Raise your hand for IL public education.” Katten’s organization is pretty much anti-school choice or anti- charter school.  Katten says she is not trying to remove or exterminate the charter schools that exist; she just wants a moratorium... Read more »